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This SMSG study guide is designed to provide assistance to teachers who wish to improve their professional competence by self-study or by group study. The main purpose of the guide is to list and organize suitable references. Topics covered include: (1) algebra; (2) geometry; (3) number theory; (4) probability; and (5) statistics. (MP)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Algebra, Bibliographies, Curriculum, Geometry, Higher Education, Inservice Education,...
This unit is 1 of 12 developed for the university classroom portion of the Mathematics-Methods Program (MMP), created by the Indiana University Mathematics Education Development Center (MEDC) as an innovative program for the mathematics training of prospective elementary school teachers (PSTs). Each unit is written in an activity format that involves the PST in doing mathematics with an eye toward application of that mathematics in the elementary school. This document is one of four units that...
Topics: ERIC Archive, College Mathematics, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary...
The Calculators and Mathematics Project, Los Angeles (CAMP-LA), funded by the National Science Foundation for developing use of technology in the classroom, developed curriculum materials focused solely on the use of calculators. The project was developed in three stages. The first stage studied the mathematics curriculums from different states and identified topics that are not included but should be if every student had a calculator, topics treated in too much detail, and topics no longer...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Algebra, Arithmetic, Calculators, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development,...
The purpose of these modules is to provide an introduction to the world of probability and statistics to accelerated mathematics students at the high school level. The materials are centered on the fictional town of Happy Shores, a coastal community which is at risk for hurricanes. Actuaries at an insurance company figure out the risks and possible losses associated with hurricanes and tropical storms in Happy Shores. Students use historical data to create models about possible damages if...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Mathematical Concepts, Probability, Statistics, Learning Modules, Insurance, High...